Sushant Singh Rajput, the portrayer of MS Dhoni in his biopic, shocked the entire world on Sunday after when he died by suicide. The actor was only 34-year-old when he hanged himself in his room in Bandra, Mumbai. The sorrow has gripped a large section of the society including former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar.
Reports suggest that Sushant Singh Rajput hanged himself in his house on June 14 afternoon. A domestic help found himself hanging and raised the alarm. Two weeks have passed by but a sense of grief is still prevailing among the citizens.
Recently, Shoaib Akhtar expressed his regret for not talking to Sushant Singh Rajput when he met in Mumbai in 2016. The former fast bowler revealed that the actor didn’t look confident back then.
“I met him in Olive in Mumbai when I was about to leave India in 2016. To be honest, he did not look very confident to me. He went past me with his head down when my friend told me he is doing MS Dhoni’s film,” said Akhtar in a YouTube video.
“I thought I will have to watch his acting now, He has come from a humble background and he is making a good film. The film did turn out to be successful but I regret not stopping him there and having a word with him about life. I could have shared experiences of my life with him, maybe I could have talked to him like the way I do which could have given him a broad spectrum in life. But I regret not talking to him,” he added.
MS Dhoni: The Untold Story made Sushant Singh Rajput a household name in India. An introvert by nature, he was extremely hardworking and passionate about his work. Sushant made his debut in 2013 when his film Kai Po Che was released. His recent movie Chicchhore also became a hit among the young audience.